Bad Company Star Burrell Dies
Former BAD COMPANY bass player RAYMOND 'BOZ' BURRELL has died at his Spanish home. He was 60 years old. Burrell fronted art-rock band KING CRIMSON before founding Bad Company with PAUL RODGERS and SIMON KIRKE of FREE and MICK RALPHS of MOTT THE HOOPLE in 1973. The group enjoyed global success with hits including CAN'T GET ENOUGH and FEEL LIKE MAKING LOVE. The band's record label Swan Song released a statement which reads, "It is with deep regret and profound sorrow that we announce the death of our dear friend and colleague Raymond 'Boz' Burrell, one of the original members and bass player in Bad Company. "Boz died on September 21, 2006 at his residence in Spain. We express our gratitude to Boz for his important contribution to Swan Song and to the music of his generation. "We extend our sincere condolences to his wife and family".